James J. Sledge
Michelle Fason, Paralegal
Julia C. Tomlinson, Assistant
Born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1950, James J. Sledge was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1975 after receiving both his BS in commerce and business administration and his Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama in 1972 and 1975, respectively. Mr. Sledge, who is licensed to practice law before all Alabama state courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, joined the firm in 1981. Mr. Sledge's areas of practice include advising public natural gas distribution companies, joint action agencies, landfills and natural resource companies, pipeline companies, buyers and sellers of business entities and properties, including representing buyers and sellers in significant natural resource transactions and financing associated therewith; advice regarding Mineral Law generally; Business Restructuring and Workouts; and advising public entities involved in various natural resource settings.
Mr. Sledge is actively involved in his church. He is a member of the Exchange Club of Tuscaloosa, as well as the Leadership Board of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Commerce Executives Scotiey and the Farrah Law Alumni Society at the University of Alabama.
Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Courts
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Exchange Club of Tuscaloosa, Membership
Leadership Board of the College of Arts and Sciences, Member
Commerce Executives Society, Member
Farrah Law Alumni Society